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Neuroscience and History: A Brief History of Clock Genes

Past Series, SOF/Heyman Workshops

dateNovember 6, 2013 timeWednesday, 6:00pm EST location The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University

A new reading and discussion group fostering interdisciplinary conversation about the promises and challenges of contemporary neuroscience. We will explore the historical conditions for the emergence of neuroscience as a discipline, as well as the synergies and tensions between historical and neuroscientific modes of explanation. We welcome scholars, clinicians, students, and the interested public.

ID is required for entrance.

Attendance to the workshop is by invitation only.

  • Deborah Coen Professor of History and Chair of History of Science and Medicine Yale University
  • Jonathan Weiner Maxwell M. Geffen Professor of Medical and Scientific Journalism Columbia University
  • Michael Young Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor Laboratory of Genetics The Rockefeller University
  • Dustin Rubenstein Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology Columbia University
  • Rae Silver Helene L. and Mark N. Kaplan Professor of Natural & Physical Sciences Barnard College